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Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, a principal teaching affiliate of University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, is currently seeking a BC/BE transplant hepatologist for its expanding liver transplant program. The liver transplant program at Saint Luke’s Hospital was established in November 2011 and achieved Medicare approval in its second year of operation.
The position will work in collaboration with an experienced team of three transplant hepatologists and four transplant surgeons. Transplant Hepatologists share in the responsibility for patient selection conferences, liver transplant clinic, liver disease management, satellite clinic development, and outreach efforts. This position will be mainly clinical oriented with academic opportunities through clinical and research, as well as faculty appointment, at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine are available.
The successful candidate must have completed an accredited Transplant Hepatology Fellowship and have or be eligible for Missouri and Kansas medical licenses. Ideal candidates will have strong clinical, organizational, and communication skills. They should be articulate, approachable, and collaborative both with internal and external constituents.
• Excellent base salary
• Malpractice insurance
• Tax-deferred retirement plan with employer match (50% of pre-tax 403[b] contributions up to the first 4%)
• Health and dental insurance
• A total of 6 weeks paid vacation and CME weeks
• And more
Saint Luke’s Hospital is the flagship facility in Saint Luke's Health System, which consists of 18 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.
Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. Saint Luke's Health System is an aligned organization where physicians and staff assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding regions.
With high-quality schools and friendly neighborhoods, numerous national publications have called Kansas City one of the nation’s best places to live, work, and raise a family. The greater Kansas City metro area is a vibrant, growing community known for its barbecue, jazz, thriving arts scene, world champion sports teams, natural beauty, and exceptional quality of life.
With a population of more than 2 million, Kansas City is a place where unique sights and historic architecture meet leading innovation. You’ll also find dozens of museums, shopping and entertainment districts, wineries and breweries, the Kansas City Zoo, hiking and biking trails, and a diverse array of restaurants.
We value our physicians and provide them with an excellent compensation and benefits package including malpractice insurance, tax deferred retirement plan with an employer match, health and dental insurance, vacation, CME, and more.